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Live Review: Mike Patton’s Mondo Cane @ State Theatre, Sydney – 17.01.12


24 Jan

Mike Patton's Mondo Cane - Live Review

theAUreview.com just published our review of Mike Patton’s Mondo Cane at Sydney’s State Theatre on January 17, 2012 – supported by Melbourne’s Anthony Patreas. Check out the full review by CLICKING HERE or on the image.

…Mike Patton needs no introduction. His history with bands like Faith No More and Mr Bungle has virtually made him a household name. His other projects such as Fantomas, Tomahawk and Peeping Tom have further secured his reputation as an uncompromising, twisted and true pioneering genius…

Read the entire review by CLICKING HERE or on the image above.

10,000 Hits! Bring on 20,000.


01 Nov

Our blog reached 10,000 hits tonight! Sure, the site as a whole has had more hits than that and our old blog had previously reached about 5,000 – but this… this feels like a momentous occasion.

Hosking Industries was founded on February 1, 2010 and life has been speeding up ever since. After working full time in the motoring media industry for seven years before going freelance, getting back into the creative nitty gritty of the industry was like a breath of fresh air. For too long I’d (I know, I keep using ‘I’, ‘Me’ and ‘My’ AND ‘We’, ‘We’re’ and ‘Our’) been delving deeper and deeper into the management side of things. I was really missing the creative element that goes with putting magazines together: writing, shooting and getting out into the scene to talk with car owners. Then there’s the music scene…

Even before I made my first steps into the motoring media industry in 2001 or 2002, I was having a blast interviewing most of my favourite metal bands, reviewing their CDs and going to their gigs so I could inform first the Newcastle and Hunter region public and later the fledgling interwebs – well, it was fledgling for me back in 1999. Do a quick search of our blog here and I explain my old street press 27wtelve in more detail. (more…)

Interview: Serj Tankian (System of a Down, Solo) for theAUreview.com


26 Oct

Read the entire Serj Tankian interview

theAURreview.com recently published my interview with System of a Down singer and now solo artist Serj Tankian. The interview was conducted via email in a simple Q&A format and discusses a number of topics including his new album ‘Imperfect Harmonies’, his record label Serjical Strike, the Axis of Justice and much more.

Read the entire interview with Serj Tankian by CLICKING HERE.